Navy Fleet AdmiralO-11 Flag Officer, U.S. Navy
O-11 Fleet Admiral - Flag Officer - U.S. Navy Ranks
Fleet Admiral is a five-star flag officer in the U.S. Navy, equivalent to the ranks of General of the Army and General of the Air Force. The rank of Admiral is temporary and generally used only in times of war. Fleet Admiral is the highest rank in the Navy and is used only during wartime. There have been no active holders of the rank since William F. Halsey, Jr. in 1945.
What is the proper way to address a Fleet Admiral?
The correct way to address a Fleet Admiral named Mr. Johnson is "Admiral Johnson", or written as FADM Johnson. In formal situations, a Fleet Admiral should always be addressed by their full rank.
How much does a Fleet Admiral earn?
Basic pay for an entry-level Fleet Admiral with years of experience is $0.00 per month.
A Fleet Admiral receives an automatic raise to their basic pay every one to two years. Basic pay is only a small percentage of a Fleet Admiral's final compensation package.
In addition to a monthly basic pay salary, a Navy Fleet Admiral may be eligible for multiple types of allowances and bonus pay including retirement benefits, housing allowance, food allowance, clothing allowance, and more.
For full details on the Navy's Fleet Admiral compensation and retirement plan, visit the 2017 Navy Fleet Admiral Pay Chart. A full table of the Navy's current paygrades are available at the Navy Pay Chart.
Equivalent Ranks to the Navy's O-11 Fleet Admiral
To learn more about the Navy's rank structure, see our complete list of Navy ranks.
The Government civilian-employee equivalent of a Fleet Admiral is paid under the General Schedule payscale. For more details, see this Navy rank to GS grade conversion table .
To see a list of military medals and decorations that can be earned by servicemembers in the Navy and other branches of the military, see our list of military decorations and medals.